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DELAY
civil law. The time allowed either by law or by agreement of the parties to do something. 2. The law allows a delay, for a... more

DELECTUS PERSONAE
This phrase, which literally signifies the choice of a person, is applied to show that partners have the right to select their copartners, and that no set... more

DELEGATE
A person elected by the people of a territory of the United States, to congress, who has a seat in congress, and a right of... more

DELEGATION
civil law. It is a kind of novation, (q. v.) by which the original debtor, in order to be liberated from his creditor, gives him a third... more

DELEGATION
contracts. The transfer of authority from one or more persons to one or more others. 2. In general, all persons sui juris may delegate to another... more

DELEGATION
legislation. It signifies the whole number of the persons who represent a district, a state, and the like, in a deliberative assembly, as, the delegation from Ohio, the... more

TO DELIBERATE
To examine, to consult, in order to form an opinion. Thus, a jury deliberate as to their verdict. ... more

DELIBERATION
contracts, crimes. The act of the understanding, by which the party examines whether a thing proposed ought to be done or not to be done, or whether... more

DELIBERATION
legislation. The council which is held touching some business, in an assembly having the power to act in relation to it. 2. In deliberative... more

DELICT
civil law. The act by which one person, by fraud or malignity, causes some damage or tort to some other. In its most enlarged sense, this term... more

DELINQUENT
civil law. He who has been guilty of some crime, offence or failure of duty. ... more

DELIRIUM
med.jur. A disease of the mind produced by inflammations, particularly in fevers, and other bodily diseases. 2. It is also occasioned by intoxicating agents. ... more

DELIRIUM TREMENS
med. jur. A species of insanity which has obtained this name, in consequence of the tremor experienced by the delirious person, when under a fit of the disorder. ... more

DELIVERANCE
Practice. A term used by the clerk in court to every prisoner who is arraigned and pleads not guilty to whom he wishes a good deliverance. In... more

DELIVERY
conveyancing. The transferring of a deed from the grantor to the grantee, in such a manner as to deprive him of the right to recall it, Dev.... more

DELIVERY
contracts. The transmitting the possession of a thing from one person into the power and possession of another. 2. Originally, delivery was a clear and unequivocal... more

DELIVERY
child-birth, med. jur. The act of a woman giving birth to her off- spring. 2. It is frequently of great importance to ascertain whether or... more

DELUSION
med. jurisp. A diseased state of the mind, in which persons believe things to exist, which exist only, or in the degree they are conceived of only... more

DEMAND
contracts. A claim, a legal obligation. 2. Lord Coke says, that demand is a word of art, and of an extent, in its signification, greater... more

DEMAND
practice. A requisition or a request by one individual to another to do a particular thing. 2. Demands are either express or implied. In many cases,... more

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